“Paula Ganzi Licata writes with honesty and zest that gets to the heart of the matter.”    

Phillip Lopate

essayist, novelist, poet, editor and author of 14 books, including Bachelorhood, Against Joie de Vivre, Writing New York, and Being with Children (numerous publishers)


“Paula Ganzi Licata has a knack for sharing her life’s sticky situations and dreaded moments with readers. Yet she always proves that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Her humor and wisdom shine bright.”  

∼ Bill German

author of the memoir Under Their Thumb: How a Nice Boy from a Brooklyn Got Mixed Up with the Rolling Stones (and Lived to Tell About It) (Villard, 2009)


“Paula Ganzi Licata is a genuine voice, a self-confident essayist and social critic whose aim is to both inform and delight.”

Paula Uruburu

author of American Eve (Riverhead, 2008)

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